Antique & Vintage Quilt & Textile Auction
Antique c1845 Double Irish Chain Quilt Measuring 85×93 inches. It is comprised of 49 blocks, 9.5 by 9.5 inches, set straight, 7 by 7. There are 25 checkerboard blocks with 24 alternating Prussian blue stripe blocks with appliqué squared corners. There is a 2 inch pieced sawtooth inner border and 8 -11 1/2 ” double pink floral outer border. It is hand pieced, hand appliquéd, and hand quilted. Medium loft cotton batting with a reddish ground with bluish leaves on the reverse. The edge is finished with the Prussian blue stripe print applied binding, by hand. It is in good condition with several areas of large stains, a small split in the back, and other small spots on the front.. There are some wonderful mid-19th century prints in this quilt. This quilt is from the estate of Sharon Stark, noted Pennsylvania textile dealer and award winning author. In house Flat Rate Shipping of $25 is a domestic shipping estimate for first quilt and includes insurance. We will gladly combine multiple lots for your convenience and economy. Each additional quilt or quilt top we can pack in the same box is $5 each. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.